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The Virginia Department of Education’s (VDOE) Training and Technical Assistance Center (T/TAC) at Virginia Commonwealth University offers a variety of services tailored to assist personnel in schools, interagency coordinating councils and state-operated programs in Superintendent’s Regions 1 and 8. The VDOE T/TAC is a part of the statewide network of T/TACs across Virginia and a participating member of the online community T/TACOnline . The VDOE T/TAC at VCU is also a part of the Partnership for People with Disabilities , a member of the national University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities,and the VCU School of Education .

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T/TAC at VCU offices closed

During the UCI Road World Championships, the T/TAC offices will be closed from September 21-28.  Our Program Specialists will continue to work in school divisions providing technical assistance.  However, our library materials will be inaccessible during this event. If you anticipate needing materials, please contact this office or a Program Specialist prior to September 21.   

  TTAC Topics  The VDOE's TTAC at VCU is now distributing a monthly e-news blast, TTAC Topics.  This monthly news blast features instructional strategies, web links and resources available from the VDOE's TTAC at VCU.  To sign up to receive the monthly newsletter click here.  View September's TTAC Topics here.


 The T/TAC at VCU is excited to welcome two new Program Specialists.  Leslie Brown, M.S., joins the VCU T/TAC staff as a Program Specialist for secondary curriculum and instructions and mathematics.  Leslie earned her undergraduate and graduate degrees in elementary and middle school education from Longwood University.  She is a certified specialist in Curriculum and Instruction, Mathematics, and Gifted Education. Leslie joins our staff with 11 years of classroom experience in both mathematics and science in grades 6-9, including seven years as a collaborative teacher for students with disabilities.

Returning to T/TAC is Mary Tobin, M.Ed. as a Program Specialist in the area of early childhood special education (ECSE). Mary received her B.S. in sociology and M.Ed. from VCU.  Her teaching experience includes working in Chesterfield County Public Schools as an ECSE teacher and at Sabot School at Stony Point as a Kindergarten teacher.  


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